Laboratory Technician (Lab Management and Production)

Haelixa AG

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    31 Mai 2023
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Laboratory Technician (Lab Management and Production)

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Department: Technical Team


Haelixa is a multi-award winning, fast-paced ETH spin-off providing DNA-based solutions for reliable traceability of products and raw materials across their supply chains. By fostering the development and market deployment of next-generation DNA markers, we contribute to greater supply chain transparency and sustainability. We are looking for a new team member to join us on our journey!


Schedule: May 2023 or another mutually agreed date (80-100%)
Holidays: 25 paid days off
Location: Kemptthal, Switzerland


As Haelixa’s Laboratory Technician, you will be part of the Swiss team based in Kemptthal, working in close cooperation with our internal R&D and operations teams. You will be responsible for the DNA marker characterization, executing experimental work and laboratory maintenance.


Your responsibilities:
• Laboratory management, including lab organisation, consumables tracking and ordering
• Maintenance of operational documentation: standard operating procedures, general protocols, internal data management
• Managing laboratory equipment maintenance and sourcing
• Executing routine lab work (DNA marker production, qPCR analysis) and quality control
• Executing defined lab-based experiments to support technical R&D projects
• Learning, growing and having fun!
Your profile:
• A qualification (EFZ, HFP, BSc) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related technical field or a combination of education and experience
• Swiss/EU/EFTA work permit
• Experience in working in a laboratory (chemistry/biology)
• Able to execute lab work precisely and accurately
• Strong and self-directing organisational capabilities
• Sense of accountability
• Ability to communicate in English
• Comfortable with working independently
• Strong team player attributes
• Flexibility and energy to work in a high-speed and high-intensity environment


What we offer:
• Great responsibility from day one; we value ownership and hold ourselves accountable for outcomes
• Alignment of objectives at company level; we set clear goals together and achieve them in a suitable and timely way
• Exciting daily work, wearing many hats
• Friendly and inclusive team spirit; we are optimistic and collaborative, our criticism is always constructive
• We value sport as it can teach values such as fairness, teambuilding, equality, discipline, inclusion, perseverance, and respect and offer to every member a yearly sport abo
• Nicely designed offices in a vibrant location in development, between Zurich and Winterthur; the offices are located right at the train station and the site offers a café, restaurants, a bar and a fitness centre
• Winter and summer team events; activities to celebrate achievements


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